Celebrating Wikipedia’s Birthday

During a 2007 episode of The Office, Michael Scott (Steve Carell) said Wikipedia was “the best thing ever.” His reason? “Anyone in the world can write anything they want on any subject.” The show’s writers thought they had Michael expressing…

Why Women Want Pay Equity (More Than Equal Pay)

Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.

Why the MLB Gender Grade Is a C

With two masters degrees and a Cardinals internship on her resume, Rachel Balkovec was ignored by 15 baseball teams when she applied for a coaching job. Then though, she applied as Rae, and got a ton of responses… until they…

Why Potty Parity Is About Much More Than the Bathroom

Looking at a history of potty parity, we see a common thread that connects the groups with limited access to public restrooms.

How Defending Men Helped Women

When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought gender discrimination against men, the battle was really about women.

A Labor Day Look at Our Time Squeeze

On this Labor Day, we can explain the “middle-class time squeeze” by looking at how time/money tradeoffs changed a family’s division of labor.

How Female Voters Got More Economic Power

We can look at the impact of the19th Amendment through an economic lens to see when and how female voters increased their power.

Why the Pandemic Might Be Worse for Women

Looking at women’s work as mothers and healthcare providers during pandemic lockdowns, we see that the burden reflects a gender divide.

Diversity in the Recording Studio

Looking at recording industry diversity through the artists, the songwriters, and the producers, we would see an inadequate female presence.

What We Lose When Women Are Interrupted

The male justices on the Supreme Court have a history of interrupting women on the Court more frequently than they interrupt other men.